IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake
11 January 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC discusses concerns about the human dimensions of climate change at the annual UN conference on climate change.
03 December 2012 | Blog Post
IDMC investigates the situation faced by displaced pastoralists in Kenya; the causes of their displacement, the legal basis for their protection and the shortcomings in response.
01 October 2012 | Publication
In 2011, 14.9 million people were internally displaced throughout the world due to natural disasters, mostly related to weather events such as floods and storms. 89% of the displacement occurred in Asia.
03 June 2012 | Publication
Over 42 million people across the world were newly displaced by sudden-onset natural hazards in 2010, according to this study by IDMC
01 June 2011 | Publication
Extreme, sudden-onset weather events - primarily floods and storms - displaced more than 38 million people worldwide in 20101. The devastating floods in Pakistan, caused by unusually heavy monsoon rains in July and August, accounted for 11 million. The rains brought flooding to as much as a fifth of Pakistan’s national territory, which affected more than 10 per cent of the country's population of 181 million.
01 June 2011 | Briefing Paper
Findings of a study by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the IDMC on disaster displacement in the context of climate change.
01 September 2009 | Publication